UBC’s Health Wellbeing and Benefits team has a great line up of FREE activities and events coming up in April and May. Sign up today for topics including Zumba, Elder Care 101, Ergo your Office training, Balance and Bright Cleanse and more!
Healthy UBC is hosting free Zumba for faculty and staff at the SRC gym on April 15, 2015, starting at 11:00 a.m. Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind dance/fitness program. Achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in an exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate. For more information, or to register, click here.
UBC Ergonomics strives to have an Office Ergonomics Representative for each department. We provide the training (one three-hour session) and material required for reps to promote, educate and ensure musculoskeletal health for employees in their departments. Office Ergo Reps are trained by UBC Ergonomics Advisor Abigail Overduin in simple computer workstation set-up, how to notice signs and symptoms of injuries from poor ergonomic set-up, and to control strategies to reduce or prevent symptoms. For more information, or to register click here.
Join UBC Ergonomics Advisor Abigail Overduin in this one-hour tutorial combining a presentation and a practical session giving you the skills to optimize your office environment to improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury. For more information, or to register, click here.
Whether caring for aging parents in the home, or managing elder care plans from a distance, most of us don’t know where to go for reliable answers. Join Home-to Home, seniors advisory and assistance business based in Vancouver, in this one-hour session to learn how to develop an elder care roadmap to plan for your parents’ housing and care needs as they age, and much more. For more information or to register, click here.
Join Naturopathic Doctor, Yoga Teacher, UBC alumnus; and Healthy UBC Newsletter contributor Dr Thara Vayali and kickstart your cleanse in this 3 part series this May. In this series mindfulness, eating and movement goals, supported with health education, discussion and community will support you to become empowered, inspired & informed. Cost: $10 (Payable by Cash, JV to KPGK or by cheque to UBC Human Resources). Spaces are limited. Click here for more information.